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BFood safety
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food SAFETY
BY ALLISON GIBESON
GROCERY STORE BAKERIES SERVE AS A POPULAR OPTION FOR
convenient, fresh, and ready-to-eat items that can be purchased as
a part of a one-stop shopping experience. At the same time, proper
labeling of allergens along with the prevention of bacterial pathogens
are essential to maintaining a high level of food safety in these bakeries.
Costly recalls occur when allergens are left undeclared on labeling,
and recent examples include Whole Foods Market's September recall
of apple and cherry pies from five stores in Maryland, Pennsylvania and
Virginia due to undeclared milk and eggs. These recalls can become
even more far-reaching as Jimmy's Cookies recalled Marketside
chocolate candy cookie cakes form Walmart stores in 23 states in
August due to undeclared peanuts.
" These recalls highlight the need to ensure products are accurately
labeled and that verifiable cleaning and sanitation procedures are
properly implemented for prevention of both allergen and pathogenrelated
issues, " said Hilary Thesmar, senior vice-president of food safety
at Arlington, Va.-based FMI - The Food Industry Association.
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Label accuracy in focus
With grocery store bakeries handling large quantities of the most
common food allergens including wheat, egg, milk, soy, peanuts, and
tree nuts, there is plenty of opportunity for cross-contamination or
labeling errors. Because of this, Thesmar said food allergens are the
most significant food safety issue for grocery store bakeries.
In fact, Food and Drug Administration recall information indicates
that 16 out of 18 recalls of bakery foods in 2021 were due to undeclared
allergens, and two resulted from bacterial pathogens.
Allergen labeling will be expanding soon as sesame was added to
the list of major food allergens in 2021 under the Food Allergy Safety,
Treatment, Education and Research Act, and the act requires declaration
of the presence of sesame on food packaging labels by January 2023.
Staff training on allergens is essential in the process, and FMI partners
with the International Food Protection Training Institute to provide
allergen awareness training for members, and they even offer a course
in allergen awareness for food employees in retail grocery settings.
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